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Greater Bank Armidale Fun Run

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Run in Australia's Highest City in the Greater Bank Armidale Fun Run will be held for the sixth time on Sunday 3rd November 2019. The event has attracted over 450 runners in all previous events and has strong roots in the local community including the Armidale Athletics Club and Armidale parkrun.

How to enter the Greater Bank Armidale Fun Run

  1. Greater Bank 5km

    Run 5km
    AUD $17–AUD $90
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  2. Roberts & Morrow 10km

    Run 10km
    AUD $27–AUD $110
    Event passed
  3. Armidale Sportspower 2km

    Run 2km
    AUD $11.50–AUD $52.50
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Greater Bank Armidale Fun Run routes

The entire course is closed to traffic but please be aware there still may be event vehicles (please don’t run with loud music!) or emergency/Police vehicles. The main rule we want to enforce is that runners are to stick to the left. Local Police would like to ensure the roads are reopened as soon as possible therefore a time limit of 2hrs will apply for 10km participants.

All runners in the 5k run are reminded to be aware that the turnaround is at approximately 2.2km mark. Both 10k and 5k runs start together so 5k runners are urged to be on the lookout for the CLEARLY marked turn around point and not to keep running all the way to UNE!

Km markers: Every km will be marked accurately and identified as either 5k or 10k distance markers.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Finisher medal
Raceday Logistics

Race Packs
All participants will receive a bib and a unique timing chip. The number printed on the chip will not correspond to that on the bib. The race packs including bib and chip can be collected:

On Saturday 2nd November, 9am-1pm at Harris Park (Kirkwood Street). If you are for any reason unable to attend, a friend or family member can collect your race bib on your behalf. It helps us if bibs are collected prior to race day of possible!

From 6:30am on Race Day
Kit List

Suitable running gear


Come and support your friends and family!

Drink stations: There will be one drink stations on the 5km course (approx. 2.5K) and THREE drink stations on the 10km course (approx. 2k, 7k, 5k)

Toilets: A men’s and women’s toilet block will be available at Harris Park. A 2nd set of toilets will also be available for participants in the 10k at the Bellevue Oval at UNE at the 5km mark.

Post event recovery area: After the finish volunteers will direct you to the post event recovery area where water, sports drink and fruit will be available. You must remove your shoe tag and leave in the bin provided before leaving the race area. Family, friends and athletes are all welcome to enjoy some food from the BBQ or a coffee and muffin.

Prize Fund and Presentations

Presentations will take place at the finish line at 9:40am after the completion of the Armidale Sportspower 2km for kids.

The overall winners of the 10k will receive the following prize fund.

Male/Female 1st place $200, 2nd place $100, 3rd place $50

All category winners will receive placegetter’s medals, as follows:

Roberts & Morrow 10km Opens | Masters 40 54yrs | Grand Masters 55yrs +

Greater Bank 5km Opens | 40+ | U16 | U12

Sportspower 2km Overall Winners

Greater Bank Armidale Fun Run weather forecast

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

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IconLight breeze possible, up to 7mph

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